Tourism fair going on in full swing
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, June 4: A large number of travel-lovers gathered at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the capital on Friday as the 17th international tourism fair, 'Triplover Dhaka Travel Mart-2022' started there yesterday after a two-year hiatus due to coronavirus pandemic.
State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md. Mahbub Ali inaugurated the fair on Thursday (June 2). The three-day fair will end today (June 4, Saturday). About 50 local and foreign companies are participating in this year's fair. These include national travel agencies, airlines, tour operators, hotels, resorts, travel agencies, online travel agencies, and healthcare providers.
As Friday was a weekly holiday, travel lovers, tourists, stalls of domestic and foreign tourism related organizations, various offers, various discounts all come together on the second day of ‘Triplaver Dhaka Travel Mart-2022’.
The three-day tourist fair will be open daily from 10 am to 8 pm. The entrance fee for the fair has been fixed at Tk 40 per person. A raffle draw will be held on the closing day on the entry coupons. The winners will receive return tickets for Maldives, Singapore, Delhi, Kolkata, Cox's Bazar and Sylhet and other attractive prizes.
Each stall has various offers for those who are thirsty for travel. Among them, the online travel agency (OTA) Triplover has announced a land package for those who are thirsty for travel at only Tk 9,000. People who want to travel to Maldives can stay there in hotels for 3 days and 2 nights for Tk 9,000. They will get complementary breakfast for free. The package for staying 4 days and 3 nights in Dubai is only Tk 15,500.
On the other hand, Biman Bangladesh Airlines has given 20 percent discount on Sharjah routes and also on the tickets to India, Nepal, Malaysia, Thailand and the UAE. Biman announced the discount on the occasion of 17th International Tourism Fair 'Triplover Dhaka Travel Mart-2022'. Similarly, most of the 50 local and foreign companies are making such offers in this year's fair. These offers are attracting hundreds of travel lovers to the fair.